Mary Endres Elementary School

Mary Endres Office Hours - Summer 2021

Even though the last day of school for students is May 24, the office will be open until June 10th. Starting the week of May 31st, we will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day and every Friday until we close. Because we will have Fridays off, the office will be open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The office will reopen on July 19, 2021. If you need anything, please let us know!

Welcome Mrs. Sosin, the Principal for 2021-2022

My name is Christi Sosin and I am overjoyed to be the next Principal at Mary Endres Elementary School for the 2021-2022 school year. I have heard so many amazing things about the Mary Endres community and I’m looking forward to getting to know you and your children.

Mary Endres has a great reputation of having a collaborative environment that is student-centered. My goal is to work closely with the community who places education and supporting students as a priority. I believe we share common goals of shaping students’ futures and providing opportunities for all to feel included and successful.

I wanted to share a little bit about myself and my experience. I’m approaching my 25th year in education and have taught students in grades K-8. I have also been a building based and district level literacy instructional coach. Most recently I have served the Schaumburg community as an Assistant Principal for the past 7 years. On a personal note, I live nearby in Lake in the Hills with my husband Greg, my ready-for-high-school 14-year-old daughter Gabi, and our Cavachon Bella. I also have two fantastic step-children, Cody and Kylie, who are 27 and 24.

As we are reaching the end of the school year, please know how excited I am to get to know all of you. In my opinion there is no better occupation than to serve students, families and staff and to be able to be part of a school community where students thrive. Feel free to reach out to me if you have any questions and would like to share anything to help me get to know you better.

Have a wonderful summer –

Christi Sosin

Staffing Updates for the 21-22 School Year

Staffing at Mary Endres will be going through several changes next year and we wanted to let all of our families know what is going on. We have two 5th grade teachers retiring, three teachers taking new positions, and four teachers coming on board. Click on this link to see all of the changes. https://www.smore.com/6nxd8


In addition, I will be moving to Galesburg, IL this summer and taking a new position as the principal of Mable Woolsey Elementary School in Knoxville, IL. Woodstock has been my home for the last 25 years and I will miss it dearly. I am so proud of the work we have done together to grow in our abilities, set students up for success, and engage with our community. Thank you for everything! - Ms. Pala

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Summer Volunteer Opportunity - the Garden Needs Your Help!

Hello MEES families! In a typical year, our students would grow and plant our school garden in the springtime. During this atypical year, Cub Scout Pack 367 volunteered to do this for our school community. They have grown all the plants from seed and will be planting them in the garden next week! Thank you to all the Cub Scouts and their leaders!


Now we are looking for volunteers to care for our garden during the summer. Families can volunteer to come to the garden to water, weed, and harvest throughout the summer. Enjoy some time outside with your kids, show them where their food comes from, and take home some fresh produce! No experience is necessary! You can sign up for one date, or many! If you would like help out, please click HERE. If your child is moving on to Northwood, please know you are still welcome to help! Once a Timberwolf, always a Timberwolf! :)

If you have questions, please email Kiera Parpart at kparpart@wcusd200.org. We hope you'll join us!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0A4CAAAF2DA5FE3-summer4


Hot Spot Collection - If we loaned you one from March 2020 to now, we need it back

At the end of this school year, we will be disconnecting access on all of the district owned Hotspots. If necessary, we will reissue hotspots in the future. Please return the device to your child's school on their last day of attendance. Students who have lost or unreturned hotspots will be charged $72.00. Please avoid the charge and return your student's device to school.

Questions - email - techsupport@wcusd200.org

Al final de este año escolar, desconectaremos el acceso de todos los Hotspot que son propiedad del distrito. Si es necesario, volveremos a entregar Hotspots en el futuro. Devuelva el dispositivo en la escuela de su estudiante el último día de asistencia. A los estudiantes que hayan perdido o no devuelto los Hotspot de acceso se les cobrará $72.00. Evite el cargo y devuelva el dispositivo de su estudiante a la escuela.

Preguntas - correo electrónico - techsupport@wcusd200.org

Learning Kits Need to be Returned by May 24

At the beginning of the school year, we sent home learning kits to all of the students with whiteboards and other supplies. We need those back to be able to get them ready for use in the classroom. Look at this list to see what needs to be returned. Please click on this link to see what should be returned: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WHG1kmKhFadrb0gQfDaMP2PkrmEjNhY62GcgO_WXKQw/edit?usp=sharing

Students Will Keep Chromebooks Through the Summer

Students will keep their devices throughout the summer. We will keep educational sites open for students to continue reading, writing, and working on skill development in literacy and math. Please make sure that it is kept in a safe location where use can be monitored. As a reminder, the school can generate a usage report since everything is logged. It is important that it is only used for educational activities.
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Summer Enrichment Opportunities for 2021

This is a 2 hour educational opportunity for 1st - 5th children to explore high interest areas for growth and exploration in art, coding, DL Spanish immersion, literacy, and STEM. It runs from July 19 - 29 and the cost is $80 per child. English Flyer Spanish Flyer

Challenger Learning Center Summer Camps

2021 Challenger Learning Center STEM Camps In-Person and Virtual Opportunities for 2nd - 8th graders English & Spanish Form

All camps will be located at Challenger Learning Center, 720 West Judd Street, Woodstock, IL 60098. Limited Spaces Available! When choosing a summer camp, schedule your child for the grade level they will be entering in the fall of 2021.

Register online at: www.challengerillinois.org/summer-camps

Questions? Email challenger@wcusd200.org or call 815-338-7722

REGISTRATION for 21-22

All returning students will register via the PowerSchool Parent Portal. A link has been added to the bottom left side that says - RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION 2021-2022. Parents click on this link and it will take them to a verification page. They will need to verify their identity by typing in the birthdate of the student they are trying to register. Once verified, they will proceed with the registration process.


You will have the option to pay your registration fees through the online registration system. The system accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Information is also included for parents to choose an alternate form of payment - check, cash, payment plan, or apply for a fee waiver.


Home school is no longer guaranteed since it is past the due date of 4/30/2021.

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